•The Danielsville Gospel Barn, 444 Rogers Mill Road, will have a singing Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. featuring Bobby Allen, of Bogart, and New Vision, of Danielsville.

•Freedom Church of God, 3428 Neese-Commerce Road, Commerce, in partnership with the Food Bank of Northeast GA, will provide food to those in need on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the church. Organizers ask that recipients not come before 10 a.m. as the parking lot will be closed. For more information, contact Gloria at 706-546-4874 or Jimmy at 706-789-2102. All volunteers should come at 8:30 a.m. to help set up.

•Erastus Christian Church, 2050 Commerce-Neese Road, Commerce, will celebrate its 119th anniversary with a homecoming service Aug. 4. Georgia, a Southern gospel trio, will perform during the 11 a.m. worship service, followed by a covered dish luncheon. Jim Jacobs, past minister, will be the guest speaker at the 6:30 p.m. service.

Call 706-335-3180 for more information.

•Friendship Baptist Church of Danielsville, located off Hwy. 98 West between Danielsville and Ila, will have homecoming service Sunday, Aug. 4, at 11 a.m. to celebrate its 115th anniversary. The church choir, men’s group, the Moon family and the Jones family will sing and Pastor Jeff Wells will bring the message. A covered-dish lunch will follow the service in the fellowship hall. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. For more information, call 706-795-3043 or 706-202-7782.

•Fork Creek Baptist Church, Carlton, will observe its homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 4, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served following the morning worship service. Revival services will be Monday night through Wednesday night August 5 to 7 at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Guest ministers will be: Pastor Walter McGuire from Gholston Baptist Church (Monday), Pastor Antony Williams from Mount Olive Church (Tuesday) and Pastor Michael Gresham from the Thankful Baptist Church Family (Wednesday).

•Gordon’s Chapel UMC, Nowhere Road, Hull, will hold their homecoming service Sunday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Brian Clark, District Superintendent of the UMC, delivering the homecoming message. A covered-dish meal served at the Sanford Community Center following the service, church officials said. Revival services will be held beginning Sunday evening, Aug. 11, through Wednesday, Aug. 14, with services held at 7 p.m. each night.

Rev Tom Atkins, NEGA Conference Evangelist, will bring the message. “Please come join us for these powerful messages from God’s Word,” officials said.

•Gordon’s Chapel UMC, Hull, will hold its fifth-annual Gordon’s Chapel UMC Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Third Class Sunday School, Saturday, Aug. 10, at Double Oaks Golf Club, 3100 Ila Road, Commerce. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $75 per person/$300 per team. For more information, registration forms and sponsorship forms, contact Jon Poole at 706-224-9303.

•Moon’s Grove Baptist Church, 1985 Moon’s Grove Church Road, Colbert, will distribute free food and clothes on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. The dates listed are Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18. For more information, call 706-795-2063 or go to www.moonsgrovebaptist.com.

•Legacy Baptist Church, Hull, will have its Compassion Food Ministry distribution the first Sunday of each month at 5 p.m. Church members also invite everyone to join them for Sunday morning worship services at 10:30 a.m. Details for all events can be found on the church website at www.legacybaptist.net.

•Colbert United Methodist Church has changed its monthly food bank distribution time to the third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. Anyone in need of food living in Colbert, Comer, Hull, Ila, Danielsville, Carlton, or Winterville is welcome, organizers said. The church is located at 65 N. Second Street behind First Madison Bank. "For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me." Matthew 25:35

•The Madison County Ministerial Association’s regular meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Ila Restaurant in Ila. Organizers say all ministers are invited to join them as they discuss ways to minister to the people of Madison County. For more information, call Pastor Glenn Guest at 706-783-5942.

•Brockton Road Baptist Church, 2675 Brockton Road, Jefferson, holds a clothes closet each Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. All clothes are clean and free, church leaders said. The church serves all surrounding counties. The church pastor is Brother Karl Mealor and the phone number is 706-367-5801.

•Crosspoint Church sponsors “Hope for the Hungry” the third Monday of each month at Little Light from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aaron Brown Road, just off Wildcat Bridge Road in the Harrison Community. For more information, call 706-768-2178.

•Comer Baptist Church, 2054 Main Street, Comer, hosts Loaves and Fish Food Ministry the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with food, clothing and a meal. The meal begins at 11 a.m. For more information, call 706-783-5533.

•Danielsville Baptist Church hosts “Celebrate Recovery,” a program for implementing Christ-centered recovery, church leaders said, on Tuesday nights 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The church also operates a clothes closet, which is open Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call Pastor Robert Burt at 706-988-8439.

•Gordon's Chapel UMC, Hull, will hold its monthly food giveaway and clothes closet opening on the following dates in 2019 from 9 to 10 a.m.: Aug. 16, Sept 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20. “These food and clothes giveaways are held for those who are in need of food and clothing for their immediate family,” church officials said. Please note that all food and clothes distributions are on a first come, first serve basis. The clothing giveaways are fully funded by Gordon's Chapel UMC and the church works in coordination with the NEGA Food Bank for food giveaways. The food bank is held at the Sanford Community Center, 6495 Nowhere Road, Hull and the clothes closet is held in the green building next to the community center.

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